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Hungary: Then & Today

Robert Velkey 2016.04.01.

Do you know which Hungarian castle is it and which Hungarian king is connected closely to this castle?


Let me give a hand: the castle used to be on the back of 200 forint banknote when it was still in circulation. The denomination has now been replaced by a coin.


Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the solution – then use your mouse to “highlight” the invisible text below it to find the answer!

By the way, today it looks like this:



The answer is: It is the castle of Diósgyőr in Miskolc. The structure was built by King Louis the Great (1342-1382) as one of his greatest hunting castles. At the time, it had the largest knight’s hall in Europe.

via: miskolc.hu
photos: diosgyorert.hu; pinterest.com; MIDMAR2014

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